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Silver mask found inside an obsidian urn containing cremated remains. It represented an apparently semi-fleshless face, adorned with two large ear ornaments in the form of serpents and three small bells. It combines the metallurgical techniques of the "lost wax" process, repoussé and filigree.
Last Modified: January 14, 1998.
Museo del Templo Mayor, Instituto Nacional de Antropología e História, México.
Seminario #8, Centro Histórico. Cuauhtémoc, México, D.F. 06060
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